Ian and Eric discuss Ian's inherent Rougned Odor bias, their favorite streaming pitcher options for the week and their weekly risers and sleepers. They also continue to discuss Joey Gallo and his march to 50 home runs.
The Houston Astros have scuffled a bit in the AL West due to injuries and uncharacteristic slumping. Who will step up in the second half as we head into the Trade Deadline?
Will the Oakland A's catch the Mariners and Astros in the second half of the season? The run differential and pitching show encouraging signs for Oakland fans.
AL West heat check: Still hovering around .500, will the Los Angeles Angels buy or sell at the trade deadline?
The surprising Seattle Mariners find themselves in the thick of a tough American League West playoff chase. With enemies above and below them in the standings, do they have the firepower to keep up their pace?
Fan voting for the MLB All-Star Game has been an off and on tradition since 1933. In the new age of baseball statistics and analytics, it is time that Major League Baseball moves on from a fan-selected starting lineup.
Market size impacts every major sport, however Major League Baseball's absence of a hard salary cap makes it especially difficult for small market teams to reach the success of baseball's royalty.
Getting out to an early lead in the count with first pitch strikes is crucial to the success of a pitcher. On the surface, it is clear due to the importance of being ahead in the count. Now, we examine how first pitch strikes may affect deeper stats such as FIP and K%.